Noun(1) the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person(2) the trait of being willing to obey(3) behavior intended to please your parents
(1) children were taught to show their parents obedience(2) It seems that almost everything is provided as far as I am faithful to the vows of chastity, obedience and poverty.(3) They took vows of chastity and poverty, and if part of a monastic community, obedience to the abbot.(4) His Latin version taught them how to live as monks in poverty, chastity, and obedience , while French additions dealt with military organization and tactics.(5) Br Dennis Murphy has just completed his novice year at the Dominicans and took his first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience this Wednesday.(6) He said that exercises at schools focused more on obedience to authority, to the teacher and school regulations, which was another way of instilling obedience to the state and the ruler.(7) The most important qualities of a good child are respect for the elderly and obedience to parental authority.(8) It was this witness of life which gave me the courage to come here at the age of twenty-three, and finally to take Solemn Vows of chastity, poverty and obedience a few months ago.(9) It seems that there's a terrible mindset at work here, one which puts obedience to authority beyond all other concerns.(10) Another group of monasteries grew up around friars who although taking the triple vow of poverty, chastity, and obedience were mendicants who moved about the country using any house of their own order as a base.(11) The Templars took vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience and were given headquarters near the ruins of the Temple of Solomon.(12) vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience(13) The 18th century philosophers wanted to liberate man from the shackles of blind faith and obedience to authority.(14) Among the three religious vows, obedience is considered a spiritual way of listening to an inner voice in the stead of God's will.(15) But his blind obedience to duty and authority leads to a moral failure to rebel against Ahab, and because duty wins, he dooms both himself and the ship to its fate.(16) That is where Milgram was to conduct his classic and controversial experiments on blind obedience to authority.
1. compliance ::
2. obeisance ::
3. respect ::
1. contumacy ::
2. defiance ::
3. disobedience ::
4. rebellion ::
5. recalcitrance ::
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